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Global group Halma plc, is working together with WaterAid to transform lives in eastern India by bringing clean water to 8,000 people in Bihar - a remote region of India who do not have access to safe drinking water.

Our partnership

Halma is a global group of life-saving technology companies. Named one of Britain's Most Admired Companies by Management Today in 2019, they provide innovative solutions to many of the key problems facing the world today. Halma has six world-leading water companies as part of its global group: Palintest, Sensorex, HWM, Hydreka, Mini-Cam and UV Group

Bringing clean water to Bihar 

Through a two-year campaign, Water for Life, Halma and its operating companies will join forces with WaterAid to build a safe water supply for communities living in Bhagalpur and Buxar, in northeast India, where only 15% and 3% of the population respectively have access to piped water supply in the community, and just 1% of people in both districts have piped water in their homes. 97% of those in Buxar have access to water that is drawn through arsenic-affected shallow pumps, severely impacting the health of the local children.  

As part of the partnership, Halma will donate £200,000 to support our work in India, as well as its own water quality treatment technology, that will ensure: 

  • 5,000 people gain access to a safe water supply through the installation of water quality treatment systems 
  • 10 villages have community management of operations and maintenance and water quality monitoring – with Halma also training community volunteers to maintain and operate the systems 
  • 3,000 people have the resources to safely harvest water.    

What our partners say

A head shot of Constance Baroudel, Divisional Chief Executive of the Medical & Environmental Sector for Halma plc.
Halma's purpose is to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day. Providing safe, clean drinking water fulfils every part of this purpose. We are excited to be drawing on our technological expertise, as well as the passion of our people, to support WaterAid to help us build safe and clean water for some of the most vulnerable communities across the globe.”
Constance Baroudel - Divisional Chief Executive of the Medical & Environmental Sector for Halma plc